The story of airports extends far beyond the physical airport.  The Beyond the Runway Coalition brings together a wide variety of industry stakeholders seeking to ensure that airports remain strong economic engines and job centers in their local communities.  Together, they are aligned in support for modernizing airport infrastructure financing to ensure our nation’s airports have the resources they need to remain competitive and thriving hubs of economic opportunity.

America’s airports generate more than $1.1 trillion in annual activity and support more than 9.6 million jobs. Passenger traffic through our airports has dramatically increased over the past several years, but our antiquated aviation infrastructure has not kept pace with this overwhelming demand.  To help our airports grow and remain competitive the coalition supports the following policy initiatives that will modernize and improve our nation’s airport infrastructure: 

Please contact Shervan Sebastian, Senior Manager, Government and Political Affairs for more information: .

American Association of Airport Executives


Asian American Hotel Owners Association

Airport Consultants Council

Air Conditioning Contractors of America
American Coal Ash Association
American Coatings Association

American Council of Engineering Companies
American Hotel & Lodging Association
American Road & Transportation Builders Association

American Society of Civil Engineers
American Traffic Safety Services Association
Associated Equipment Distributors

The Associated General Contractors of America
Association of Equipment Manufacturers
Bond Dealers of America

Building America's Future
California Airports Council
CASE Construction Equipment

Competitive Enterprise Institute
Florida Airports Council
Georgia Airports Association

International Franchise Association
National Asphalt Pavement Association
National Association of State Aviation Officials

National Association of Manufacturers
National Electrical Contractors Association
National Precast Concrete Association

National Retail Federation
National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association
National Utility Contractors Association

Portland Cement Association
San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
San Diego Tourism Authority
Security Industry Association  
Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association

The Association of Union Constructors
Texas Retailers Association
TMG Construction Corporation

U.S. Travel Association
Washington Airport Task Force